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George BRIGATTI

Regimental number934
Place of birthCambridge, England
Age on arrival in Australia2
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationChief compulsory officer
AddressLyall Street, North Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinWife, Mrs Eva Brigatti, Lyall Street, North Perth, Western Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the South African war.
Enlistment date15 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from
Two ships sailed from Fremantle carrying men from the 28th Battalion Headquarters, and Companies A, B, C and D. From embarkation records it is not possible to distinguish exactly which ship each man sailed on. They are: 30 officers and 982 others embarked at Fremantle, Western Australia, on HMAT A11, 'Ascanius', on 29 June 1915 and 12 others embarked at Fremantle, Western Australia, on HMAT A36, 'Thirty-Six, on 12 July 1916.
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 29 June 1915
Two ships sailed from Fremantle carrying men from the 28th Battalion Headquarters, and Companies A, B, C and D. From embarkation records it is not possible to distinguish exactly which ship each man sailed on. They are: 30 officers and 982 others embarked at Fremantle, Western Australia, on HMAT A11, 'Ascanius', on 29 June 1915 and 12 others embarked at Fremantle, Western Australia, on HMAT A36, 'Thirty-Six, on 12 July 1916.
Rank from Nominal RollRegimental Quartermaster Sergaent
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 20 May 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Surname BRIGATTI
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death38
Place of burialFranvillers Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 12), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
112
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Louis and Sarah BRIGATTI; Wife: Eva BRIGATTI, 24 Lyall Street, South Perth, Western Australia. Native of Cambridge, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSurname entered incorrectly on Embarkation Roll as BRIGATTE.

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